Neighborhood Notes: Film shoot transforms Figueroa St. & More

Highland Theater in a time warp. Photo by flickr user Waltarrrrr used under a Creative Commons license.News and notes on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods:

  • Film Shoot Transforms Figueroa St. in Highland Park into a 1949 South L.A. street: Flickr gallery by Waltarrrrr

  • Downtown Streetcar Tracks to be Removed in a Partnership with Councilmember Jose Huizar: L.A. Downtown News

  • New Law would Limit Selling on Venice Boardwalk L.A. Times

  • Michelle Obama Designates LA Historic Filipinotown as a Preserve America community: Asian Journal

  • PST, A to Z: 'Mapping Another L.A.,' at Fowler Museum, 'Mural Remix' at LACMA: Culture Monster, L.A. Times

  • Who is Highland Park-Mount Washington's Person of the Year? Patch

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